I was motivated to make this Christmas card when I opened Facebook and saw an article about a 9 year old boy named Jacob who has cancer. He has asked for homemade cards as a final Christmas wish. Jacob may not make it to Christmas this year so, people from all over are sending this little boy handmade Christmas cards as an early Christmas gift.
I felt especially drawn to this article and this little boy's story. As many people know, we lost our oldest son in March. He was also nine years old and his name is Jacob. He passed away suddenly. As difficult as it is to cope with his passing, we know that were blessed that our son did not suffer. I cannot imagine what he and his family are going through right now.
When he passed away, I had just started making cards and had come across a card making group online. When word spread about our family's loss, one of my friend's asked for cards to be sent to us. It was a huge comfort to know that so many people care.
Please, help make this little boy's early Christmas Wish come true. If you are interested you can send handmade Christmas cards to: Jacob Thompson
C/O Maine Medical Center
22 Bramhall St
Portland, ME 04102